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Dinghy Towing

Everything you need to know about dinghy towing, flat towing and recreational towing of a vehicle behind your motorhome

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Saturn Revives Tow-Friendly Design

For years, the Saturn line of automobiles was generally accepted by RVers as the ideal choice for dinghy towing behind a motorhome. Though other vehicles...
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Dinghy-Braking System Roundup

All too often, the extra weight of towing a "dinghy" vehicle behind your motorhome reduces braking performance drastically. These products can help keep your heavy...
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Q & A: Dinghy Towing

Q. Where can we get information on what vehicles are approved by their manufacturer for towing behind a motorhome (dinghy towing)? A. Franchised dealers should have this...
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Dinghy Towing: Ranger FX4/Level II

An SUV, for many motorhomers, is the ideal dinghy-towed vehicle. If a vehicle that leans a bit more toward the "utility" end of the SUV...
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Dinghy Towing: Aerio GS

Suzuki's Vitara and Grand Vitara SUVs have long been popular choices with motorhome owners because they are fun, lightweight and practical vehicles that can...
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Motorhome FAQs

Over the years, we've noticed that certain readers' questions keep popping up again and again, in similar forms. Some of them come from seasoned...
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PT Cruiser

IF YOU WANT A DINGHY-TOWABLE CAR that lets you get around without being noticed, this isn't the one for you. The Chrysler PT Cruiser...
Suzuki Grand Vitara with dinghy tow

Towing the Grand Vitara

Suzuki's flagship sport-utility is feisty and versatile, and can be towed on all fours with auto transmission WHEN SUZUKI INTRODUCED THE SAMURAI, a diminutive four-wheel-drive...
2020 Winnebago Forza Class A Motorhome

Class A Diesel with Two Full Bathrooms

Winnebago’s 38-foot Forza motorhome scores points for adding space and comfort for two, three, or more campers Remember the Wrigley’s Doublemint chewing gum ads from...
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RV Tech Savvy: Fuel Tank Fix

For those readers who have been plagued by a slow- or incomplete-filling diesel-fuel tank on their motorhome, here is another possible solution. I have a...
1983 Georgie Boy Swinger Exterior Front View

The Classic Ride: A Unique ‘Rat Rod’ Motorhome

This 1983 Georgie Boy Swinger Class A was transformed into a motorhome that combines elements of NASCAR with a classic Bill Murray comedy Playwright Oscar...
Tire Fill Quick Tip

MotorHome Quick Tip: DIY Tire Fill

At left is a photo of the tire filler I use on my Tiffin Class A motorhome. The red line connects to the air...
Dirt road hike on Conundrum Creek Trail with pine tree forest in Aspen, Colorado summer with man walking

Play it Safe: Outdoor Recreation During COVID

Practical guide to getting outside responsibly to enjoy hiking, biking and fishing in the new normal. Many are heeding the call of the great outdoors,...